| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:26 PM
A bill moving through the U.S. Congress to allow Bob Hope Airport to change its voluntary curfew to a mandatory one is supported by the airfield and the city of Burbank, but it could present a tricky situation for UPS and FedEx, which rely on early-...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Recent talks between the City Council and Bob Hope Airport officials regarding a new terminal is good news for both sides.
The airfield and community have the joint opportunity to update the aging facility and a responsibility to improve the space...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials are dealing with a double dose of bad news this week as the number of passengers using the airport slid by more than 8% in July and the airport's largest carrier announced that it will cut more than 40 flights a week at the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials announced this week that Southwest Airlines will be making major cuts to its fall schedule, but the airfield and the company have different explanations for the change.
Starting on Sept. 29, Southwest will eliminate 42 round-...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Asserting that voluntary guidelines won't work, elected officials on Monday night urged the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt regulations to reduce the noise and safety risks of helicopter flights over neighborhoods across Los Angeles County....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:25 AM
A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin.
The study by the Federal Aviation...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:23 PM
There's really no surprise that revenues are down at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport. I am an infrequent flier, and have utilized the Burbank airport for nearly 45 years.
I recall the days when you could fly to most every major city out of Burbank Airport,...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:06 PM
A hearing will be held on June 10 to discuss a recent report from the Federal Aviation Administration looking at helicopter noise in Los Angeles County, particularly the San Fernando Valley.
The report leaves open a range of options for how to tackle...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
| May 24, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants residents living near Bob Hope Airport to be able to get a good night's sleep, so he has reintroduced legislation to let the airport impose a formal, legally binding curfew on all flight operations.
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient.
Whether there will be a...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:55 AM
A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....